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    1. BREAKING NEWS: Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      BREAKING NEWS:  Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      Tesla shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position. The vote of confidence is a major boon for Tesla’s embattled chief executive and founder, but arrives six months into what is...

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    2. Google Is Pushed to Tie Executive Pay to Progress on Diversity

      Google Is Pushed to Tie Executive Pay to Progress on Diversity

      Larry Page and Sergey Brin have more than half the voting power. In opposing the plan, the company said in a filing that it won’t "enhance Alphabet’s existing commitment to corporate sustainability," noting that Page collects a salary of just $1. A spokeswoman said the firm had no further comment beyond the statement in the filing. Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. are split...

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    3. Allergan Responds to Public Shareholder Letter

      Allergan Responds to Public Shareholder Letter

      DUBLIN , June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc ( NYSE: AGN ) today issued the following statement in response to a public shareholder letter: Allergan's board of directors and management welcome input from all our shareholders, and take into account their views. Our board and management are committed to creating a world class biopharmaceutical and aesthetics business and driving shareholder returns...

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    4. AmTrust Delays Shareholder Vote on Going-Private Deal

      AmTrust Delays Shareholder Vote on Going-Private Deal

      AmTrust Financial Services Inc. said it is delaying a shareholder vote on its $2.7 billion going-private deal, indicating it doesn’t yet have the votes to approve the transaction in the wake of opposition from activist investor Carl Icahn. A special shareholder meeting for the vote had been scheduled for Monday, but the New York insurer said it intended to adjourn the meeting until June 21. In...

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    5. The Chairman of the Company Behind Snickers and M&Ms Reveals What's Next for the Chocolate Giant

      The Chairman of the Company Behind Snickers and M&Ms Reveals What's Next for the Chocolate Giant
      • Mars Inc — the company behind Snickers, M&Ms, Milky Way, Pedigree, Uncle Ben's Rice, and other food brands — has historically been a very secretive company.
      • But the 106-year-old company, which is entirely owned by the Mars family, has been opening up about its business and what's next for the company.
      • Business Insider spoke to Mars chairman Stephen Badger about why the $35 billion firm is ditching its secretive past and why it is "100% committed to staying private."...
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    6. Natus Medical Board of Directors Mails Letter to Shareholders

      Natus Medical Board of Directors Mails Letter to Shareholders

      PLEASANTON, Calif. , June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) (“Natus”) mailed a letter on June 1, 2018 to shareholders in connection with the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) to be held on June 22, 2018. The full text of the letter follows: Vote ...

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    7. Athenahealth CEO Bush Faces New Allegations as Video Emerges

      Athenahealth CEO Bush Faces New Allegations as Video Emerges

      (Bloomberg) -- New allegations of questionable behavior by Athenahealth Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Bush are emerging as the health technology executive attempts to fend off a takeover proposal from an activist investor. In the past week, Bush has apologized for assaulting his ex-wife, and public records have surfaced alleging that he subjected a female employee to what she described as a “sexually hostile environment.” Now more examples of potentially inappropriate behavior by Bush have emerged. A 2017 video clip seen by Bloomberg of Bush at a health-care industry event features the CEO dressed up as a race car driver, pretending ...

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    8. Lululemon Flexes Its Muscles in CEO Audition

      Lululemon Flexes Its Muscles in CEO Audition

      Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s chairman, Glenn Murphy, joked on the company’s earnings conference call Thursday evening that you could laminate its latest results because they were so strong.

      And Murphy is right: The athletic-apparel retailer showed itself to be in prime shape in the first quarter. Its comparable sales increased a whopping 20 percent over a year earlier, or 19 percent on a currency-adjusted basis...

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    9. Now that Ironwood's Spinning off R&D, Activist Alex Denner is Easing Up

      Now that Ironwood's Spinning off R&D, Activist Alex Denner is Easing Up

      Activist investor Sarissa Capital said it would support Ironwood's board in light of its recently announced move to spin off most of its R&D unit. (Pixabay) Ironwood’s activist investor likes what it’s seen recently from the drugmaker—so much so that it held off on pushing for a spot on the company's board....

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    10. World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund backed a wide range of activist shareholder proposals at Facebook’s annual meeting on Thursday, including a measure to improve the company’s oversight of questionable content, the fund’s voting record showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017...

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    11. Activist Investors Go After a German industrial Icon - Steeling itself

      Activist Investors Go After a German industrial Icon - Steeling itself

      FEW industrial scenes offer the drama of a steelworks in full flow. Perched high in a cabin, a technician guides a bucket the size of a house to send 250 tons of lava-like molten metal into a vast crucible. As a roar echoes across a gargantuan hall, a pile of scrap slides into the mixture. Plumes of illuminated smoke rise. Sparks like giant fireflies tumble down. ThyssenKrupp’s steelmaking plant in Duisburg makes 30,000 tons of the metal daily...

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    12. Glass Lewis Recommends Acacia Research Stockholders Support Sidus' Case for Change by Voting the BLUE Proxy Card

      Glass Lewis Recommends Acacia Research Stockholders Support Sidus' Case for Change by Voting the BLUE Proxy Card

      NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidus Investment Management, LLC and BLR Partners LP (together, "Sidus," "we" or "us"), collectively one of the largest stockholders of Acacia Research Corporation ("Acacia" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ACTG), announced today that proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") has recommended that stockholders of Acacia support the election of Alfred V. Tobia Jr. to Acacia's Board of Directors (the "Board") at the upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2018 Annual Meeting"), scheduled to be held on June 14, 2018. Glass Lewis is one of the leading independent proxy advisory firms ...

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